Sex rate at birth set to slowly grow in 2018 Society

Sex rate at birth set to slowly grow in 2018

Vietnam expects to have a sex rate at birth of 112.8 boys per 100 girls and an average population of 94.7 million in 2018, heard a conference held by the General Office for Population - Family Planning in Hanoi on January 30.
HCM City takes lead in prenatal screening Health

HCM City takes lead in prenatal screening

Ho Chi Minh City recorded an average prenatal and newborn screening rate at over 80 percent on an annual basis since 2011, heard a meeting celebrating Vietnam's Population Day (Dec. 26) held in the city on December 20.
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Vietnam to focus on improving population quality

Improving population quality and maintaining a reasonable birth rate to meet human resources demand for national development were the main topics of discussion at a seminar in northern Hung Yen province on August 13.
Prenatal screening to help improve population quality Health

Prenatal screening to help improve population quality

A conference to implement a project to improve population quality by building and expanding prenatal and newborn screening in 12 Mekong Delta provinces took place at the general hospital of the region’s Can Tho city on July 2.
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Gender imbalance at birth remains a challenge

Gender imbalance at birth will continue to be a challenge for Vietnam in 2013, although the increase has showed signed of slowing down this year, Health Ministry officials said at a Dec. 25 ceremony to mark the Vietnam Population Day (Dec. 26).